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Write It Down

“The meeting was good,” the development director said. I waited, and when nothing else was forthcoming I asked what seemed to me the inevitable questions, “Why was it good.” “Oh,” she said, “we had a really good conversation.” Shoot me … Continue reading

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Reboot!

Like a computer that sometimes freezes, I was feeling in need of a reboot. Fortunately, I had a two-week trip to London, now almost at an end, planned. London for the past few years has been a semi-regular thing, but … Continue reading

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Getting It Done!

Every October the organization sends out its end of the year appeal. Except when it doesn’t. And when it does, it’s always a last minute scramble. Ditto for the appeal that goes out (or doesn’t!) in May. And the gala … Continue reading

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As If By Magic

I may have confessed this before. I am a creature of habit. As such, I am extraordinarily consistent in the things I do. Every single day, for example, I clean the house. I don’t necessarily do it well, but I … Continue reading

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Time to Refresh

I’m in my 8th year of consulting. That’s much longer than I’ve stayed at any other job. Not surprising for a fundraiser—we stay, on average, for 16 months, then move on to greener pastures. Greener pastures is what I’ve been … Continue reading

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